Micro-Ingredient Feeder uses interchangeable feeding modules.

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Using interchangeable MT12 mm and MT16 mm twin-screw feeding modules or MS12 mm and MS16 mm single-screw feeder modules, Model MT16 can handle products ranging from powders to granular materials with feedrate from 0.02–27 dm³/hr. Machine features totally enclosed weight sensor and drive motor with optimized torque for difficult materials. Applications include feeding jet mills, continuous extrusion processes, and any application where expensive micro ingredients require accurate feeding.



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K-Tron to Introduce New MT16 Micro-ingredient Feeder Design at Interphex 2013, April 23-25, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City, Booth 2473



Pitman, NJ – K-Tron will introduce a new MT16 Micro-ingredient feeder at Interphex 2013, held April 23-25, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City, Booth 2473. The new micro-ingredient feeder includes several design upgrades to increase accuracy and performance, including a design feature that allows interchangeable feeding modules.



K-Tron’s micro-ingredient feeder line has been expanded to include interchangeable MT12 mm and MT16 mm twin-screw feeding modules, or MS12 mm and MS16 mm single-screw feeder modules. The interchangeable twin to single screw feed modules provides versatility to handle a broad range of materials from powders to granular materials. The overall feed rate capacity is from 0.02 dm³ / hour to 27 dm³ / hour.  The new design allows for extended screw profiles, with a smaller overall footprint, allowing for closer discharge dimensions, ideal for multi-ingredient cluster arrangements. The unit is easy to take apart, clean and maintain, with a totally enclosed weight sensor and drive motor with improved higher torque for handling difficult materials.



The new MT16 micro-ingredient feeder is ideal for applications feeding high value / high cost additives in any food, pharmaceutical, plastics and chemical process that require second to second performance with a high degree of accuracy. Typical applications include feeding jet mills, continuous extrusion processes and any application where expensive micro ingredients require accurate feeding. For more information visit www.ktron.com/Interphex.



About K-Tron: K-Tron is a global leader in the gravimetric feeder market and a single-source supplier of material handling and feeding systems. K-Tron has defined the leading edge of technology for material handling applications in all process industries. Visit www.ktron.com or email info@ktron.com.

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